$4.7 Billion in Seized Cash Stirs Political Battle in Nigeria

Nigeria’s state governors sued the federal government for allegedly failing to share billions of dollars in confiscated funds with their administrations. The heads of the West African nation’s 36 states filed a case with the Supreme Court in March seeking an order that President Muhammadu Buhari explain his government’s use...

Mali’s President Seeks to Justify Coup in Anniversary Speech

Mali's transitional President, Colonel Assimi Goïta attempted to justify the military coup which brought him to power and ousted ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Goïta also reaffirmed his commitment to holding "transparent elections with indisputable results" "The anniversary of this event gives me the opportunity to address you, through this message...